Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake Recipe by Food Fusion, A special treat for those with a sweet tooth. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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Prepare Coconut Sponge Cake:

  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Nariyal (Coconut) whole 2 or as required
  • Makhan (Butter) unsalted ½ Cup (room temperature)
  • Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) ¾ Cup
  • Anday (Eggs) 3 (room temperature)
  • Coconut essence 2 tsp
  • Coconut milk ½ Cup (room temperature)

Prepare Coconut Butter Cream Frosting:

  • Makhan (Butter) 100g (room temperature)
  • Icing sugar 1 Cup
  • Coconut essence 1 tsp
  • Coconut milk 2 tbs
  • Cream chilled 200ml


Prepare Coconut Sponge Cake:

In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt,baking powder,baking soda,mix well & set aside.

Grate coconut with the help of grater & set aside.

In a bowl,add butter,caster sugar & beat well.

Add eggs,one by one & beat after each addition.

Add coconut essence & beat again.

Gradually add dry flour mixture alternating with coconut milk then dry flour mixture then again coconut milk and beat until smooth batter is formed.

Add ½ cup of shredded coconut (reserve remaining for garnishing) and fold with the help of spatula.

Prepare Coconut Butter Cream Frosting:

In a bowl,add butter and beat well.

Gradually add icing sugar and beat until fluffy (2-3 minutes).

Add coconut essence,coconut milk and beat until well combined.

Add cream & beat on low speed (don’t over beat) and refrigerate until use.

Grease 8” inch round baking pan with oil & lined with butter paper and add prepared batter.

Bake in preheated oven at 170 C for 40-45 minutes.

Let it cool.

Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the edges to loosen them from the sides of the pan.

On cake tray,place cake and apply prepared coconut butter cream frosting on cake.

With the help of hands,apply reserved shredded coconut on top the cake and apply it to all the sides and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled.

Cut into desired slices & serve!


Make sure cake is cool down completely before applying frosting.

Don’t over beat the frosting.

Recipe By: Bushra Niaz

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